This year, you can celebrate the new year twice! Join us as we welcome 2019 as the Year of the Pig at a wine dinner celebrating the Vietnamese New Year, called Tet. This will be a delicious pop-up dinner featuring menu items from Dame Mary Aregoni’s acclaimed Vietnamese restaurant, Saigon Sisters. (Please note: the dinner will take place at Bang Chop (sister restaurant to Saigon Sisters) at 605 W. Lake St. in Chicago.)
Our Chicago “Dames Somms” (Veronica Hastings, Gina Voci, Kim Hack and Liz Barrett) will offer a selection of delicious and unexpected wines to enhance this traditional Vietnamese New Year’s feast.
You will savor four courses including:
First Course: Goi Ga (chicken salad with cabbage and herbs) and Nem Cua (Imperial fried rice-paper crab rolls)
Second Course: Wagyu beef pho dumpling soup
Third Course: Thit Heo Kho (pork braised in coconut milk with caramelized egg, pickled vegetables and rice) and Bánh chúng (sticky rice in banana leaf with pork and yellow lentils)
Fourth Course: Mut (array of dried fruits, nuts, candied pineapple, coconut, star fruit and ginger)
The menu is gluten-free and vegetarian substitutions will be available upon request.
This is a great event for potential members, so feel free to invite a guest, but sign up quickly, as space is limited.
HOW: Sign up here
HOW MUCH: $75 per person (includes all food and wine)
WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 5, 6:30 – 9 p.m.
WHERE: Bang Chop, 605 W. Lake Ave.
There is street parking and Green & Pink Line CTA stop is a 2-minute walk (Clinton stop).
Hope to see you there!